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Jan 2, 2013 8:00pm PST
: you may be thinking cenk, congressman defazio you may be right about tax cuts. maybe. we have some tax increases, but over all as you can see from all the fact that we gave you the rich god enormous tax cuts, right? still. but wait a minute. aren't there parts of the deal that are good for the middle class? there are improved child tax credit. earned income tax credit extended for five years. notice those are not permanent. they're only for five years. no cuts to snap. wow, are they not merciful, and unemployment benefits was extended for one year. tax cuts permanent, unemployment extended for one year. let me tell you what a load of crap that is. oh wow unemployment benefits, that would have been so hard to get otherwise. do you know that unemployment benefits were first suggested to be cut by senator jim doning, this guy here, from kentucky, all the way back in 2010, which is not all that long ago. the republicans thought it was so radical not the democrats the republicans. the senator from texas said, this is the one senator. this does not represent the position of the caucus. w
Jan 24, 2013 3:00am EST
of dollars to the struggling economies. senator tom harkin of iowa and congressman peter defazio of oregon have been trying to get a similar transaction tax passed in america for years. the proposal would put 3 cent tax on every $100 of stock bonds tax derivatives, saying it would generate $352 billion in ten years. not chump change. think about it for a second. here is 520s. there is $100. visualize this. there is $100. every time there is 100, there is three cents. i better get my piggy bank out here. just like that. that's it. that's it. one hundred, three cents, there you have it. what could we do with $352 billion? do you think maybe we could pay for at least one of the wars? or do you think maybe we could insure maybe another 30 million people? do the math. that would pay for about half of obama care. that would really make the righties happy. think about it. why is it number one, wall street doesn't get prosecuted. number two, they get off scot-free on these transactions. this is an easy thing, and nobody is going to feel it. everything is going to be fine. joining me tonight
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